The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Sheffield is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 58 m
1 h 59 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave London for Sheffield every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||141 miles (227 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$54 (€48)|
|Train frequency||32 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 31 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Hull Trains, Grand Central Trains, East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from London to Sheffield cover the 141 miles (227 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like Hull Trains, Grand Central Trains, East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 32 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Sheffield.
Grand Central Trains will get you to Sheffield from London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.
Grand Central Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the North East of England, Yorkshire and the East Midlands. Grand Central Trains offers a range of services, including express, semi-fast and stopping services. Express services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to three hours. Semi-fast services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to four hours. Stopping services run between London and the North East, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, with journey times of up to five hours. Grand Central Trains offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Standard tickets are the most economical option, while First Class tickets offer more comfort and space. Advance tickets are available for purchase up to 12 weeks in advance and offer the best value for money. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of snacks and drinks. The most popular routes for Grand Central Trains are London to Bradford, London to Sunderland, London to York and London to Wakefield.
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, frequent trains depart from the British capital headed for the south Yorkshire city numerous times a day. Passengers will find services available from a choice of central London stations, with all services terminating at Sheffield train station. Both direct and indirect services are readily available; in some cases, an indirect option is faster than a direct one. The fastest advertised journey time comes in at just shy of two hours.
Numerous train providers operate across the London to Sheffield route. East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway (LNER), and First Hull Trains all offers trains from London to Sheffield. East Midlands runs the only service offering direct trains, with all other companies' routes requiring just one change en route. Indirect services, however, are still very quick and convenient, making indirect travel a viable option.
When traveling direct with East Midlands Railway, passengers can expect the journey to last between two hours and two hours 15 minutes. Travel time for indirect options varies depending on wait times at transfer stations. The fastest indirect options take just two hours 15 minutes, matching direct train times.
There are frequent departures per hour from London to Sheffield. There is usually one direct departure per hour from East Midlands Trains, raising to two during peak travel time. Including indirect options, passengers can expect up to four departures per hour running from the early morning to late evening. Passengers will rarely wait long for their train from London to Sheffield.
Departure train station: Passengers have a choice of London stations. Trains depart from London Euston, London Sure thing Pancras, and London Kings Cross. All stations are sitauted in North London, within walking distance of each other. All three have great links to London Underground lines and numerous bus routes. St Pancras provides links to Eurostar services.
Arrival train station: All trains from London to Sheffield terminate at Sheffield station, the busiest station in South Yorkshire. The station is a shared tram and railway station, providing great links to the rest of the city including the universities. It is very centrally located, with many tourist attractions just a short walk away.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Sheffield, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.
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